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American Society of Safety Professionals is your source for insights on trends in the safety profession, including developments in safety management, worker safety, government and regulatory affairs and standards.

 

Safety News You Need: Leadership and Partnerships

Jul 22, 2021

This week’s link roundup includes information about funding to support the well-being ofPeople in the office discussing business strategy health workers; a partnership to promote temporary worker safety and health; a study on the financial cost of workplace injuries; and tips for developing a successful hybrid workplace. You’ll also learn about ways remote employees can stay connected to the workplace; an alliance to improve demolition safety; and how to improve indoor quality to keep workers healthy.

  • The Department of Health and Human Services is allocating more than $100 million to address mental health and reduce burnout in the health workforce. Read more
  • NIOSH and the American Staffing Association are partnering to promote the safety and health of temporary workers. Read more
  • The latest Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index found that the causes of the most serious workplace incidents cost employers more than $58 billion each year. Read more
  • Hybrid workplaces present challenges for employers and safety professionals. Here are four keys to success. Read more
  • Staying connected to the workplace is important for remote worker well-being and productivity. These seven techniques can help. Read more
  • OSHA and the National Demolition Association have entered into an alliance agreement to improve demolition safety through training and targeting industry-specific hazards. Read more
  • Improving ventilation and indoor air quality continues to be a crucial step toward preventing the spread of COVID-19 and other airborne illnesses in the workplace. Read more

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